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Calpine Hidalgo Energy Center

gas Power Plant
Hidalgo County, Texas
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Power Plant Data Source: EPA, Jan 2021

Quick Stats

551.3 Megawatts
Annual Net Generation
2,722,153 MWh (Megawatt Hours)

Context: That's equivalent to the annual power demand of 247,468 American homes (11 MWh each, source: EIA (opens in a new tab))

Annual CO2 equivalent emissions
1,149,932 metric tons CO2 equivalent

Context: That's equivalent to the annual emissions of about 249,985 American cars (4.6 metric tons each, source: EPA (opens in a new tab))

Detailed Emissions

Annual CO2 emissions
1,148,691.688 metrics tons CO2
Annual SO2 (Sulfer Dioxide) emissions
5.799 tons
Annual NOx (Nitrogen Oxide) emissions
354.290 tons
Annual N2O (Nitrous Oxide) emissions
4,529.820 lbs
Annual CH4 (Methane) emissions
45,298.195 lbs